The Best Soul Albums of All Time by User Score

1. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life

Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
September 28th, 1976
USER SCORE
91
205 reviews

2. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
May 21st, 1971
USER SCORE
90
404 reviews

3. Nina Simone - Pastel Blues

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues
October 1st, 1965
USER SCORE
90
120 reviews

4. D'Angelo - Voodoo

D'Angelo - Voodoo
January 25th, 2000
USER SCORE
89
278 reviews

5. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
August 3rd, 1973
USER SCORE
88
205 reviews

6. James Brown - Live at the Apollo

James Brown - Live at the Apollo
May 1st, 1963
USER SCORE
88
71 reviews

7. Sly & The Family Stone - Stand!

Sly & The Family Stone - Stand!
May 3rd, 1969
USER SCORE
88
77 reviews

8. Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis

Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis
March 31st, 1969
USER SCORE
88
56 reviews

9. Al Green - Call Me

Al Green - Call Me
April 1st, 1973
USER SCORE
88
42 reviews

11. Otis Redding - Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul

Otis Redding - Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul
September 15th, 1965
USER SCORE
87
91 reviews

12. Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
August 28th, 1973
USER SCORE
87
97 reviews

13. Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul

Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul
September 23rd, 1969
USER SCORE
87
60 reviews

14. Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind
June 0th, 1966
USER SCORE
87
76 reviews

15. Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
July 1st, 1972
USER SCORE
87
75 reviews

16. Sly & The Family Stone - Fresh

Sly & The Family Stone - Fresh
June 30th, 1973
USER SCORE
86
31 reviews

17. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

Stevie Wonder - Talking Book
October 28th, 1972
USER SCORE
86
85 reviews

18. Nina Simone - I Put a Spell on You

Nina Simone - I Put a Spell on You
June 1st, 1965
USER SCORE
86
83 reviews

19. Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay

Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay
February 23rd, 1968
USER SCORE
86
31 reviews

20. D'Angelo - Black Messiah

D'Angelo - Black Messiah
December 15th, 2014
USER SCORE
86
691 reviews

21. Sade - Promise

Sade - Promise
November 4th, 1985
USER SCORE
86
61 reviews

22. Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
September 1st, 1970
USER SCORE
86
71 reviews

23. Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man

Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man
May 1st, 1971
USER SCORE
86
64 reviews

24. Al Green - I'm Still in Love with You

Al Green - I'm Still in Love with You
October 23rd, 1972
USER SCORE
86
34 reviews

25. D'Angelo - Brown Sugar

D'Angelo - Brown Sugar
July 3rd, 1995
USER SCORE
85
152 reviews
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